Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Tokyo in the red at break
(01-07 11:06)

Stocks in Tokyo slipped 0.51 percent, adding to the previous day's heavy fall, following losses on Wall Street. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index shed 81.08 points to 15,827.80 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.63 percent, or 8.09 points, to 1,284.06. The Nikkei ended 2.35 percent down on Monday.—AFP
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